Van Morrison's Greatest Song

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  1. Scott S.

    Scott S. Indie Music Curator Thread Starter

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    For me, it's this one.

     
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  2. For me: You Don't Pull No Punches, But You Don't Push the River

     
  3. gkella

    gkella Forum Resident

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    For me, it is Madame George.
     
  4. culabula

    culabula One-time Boulevardier.

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    Mechanical Bliss.
     
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  5. Arnold Grove

    Arnold Grove Senior Member

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    All Glory to:

    G-L-O-R-I-A
     
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  6. SurrealCereal

    SurrealCereal Forum Resident

    I’m not really a Van Morrison fan, but I’ve always enjoyed “And It Stoned Me.”
     
  7. Synthfreek

    Synthfreek Please label the photos you post

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    Gotta go with "Moondance."
     
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  8. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    that's a really hard one for me ....
    Cry for home
    tupelo honey
    Bright side of the road
    into the mystic

    that's as much of a pruning shear i have
     
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  9. streetlegal

    streetlegal Forum Resident

    "Tupelo Honey" or "Into the Mystic." I think.
     
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  10. Astralweeks

    Astralweeks Diamond Dog

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    Probably Astral Weeks, Madame George, Listen to the Lion, or And It Stoned Me.
     
  11. eatthecheese

    eatthecheese Forum Resident

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    So many great ones, for me its probably between Tupelo Honey, Into The Mystic, and Madame George
     
  12. vamborules

    vamborules Forum Resident

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  13. tomd

    tomd Forum Resident

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    Crazy Love
     
  14. Sneaky Pete

    Sneaky Pete Forum Resident

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    Impossible to choose but I’ll give a few choice cuts.
    Gloria
    Astral Weeks
    Into The Mystic
    Listen to the Lion
    St. Dominic’s Preview
    Summertime In England
    In The Garden
    Satisfied
     
  15. bubba-ho-tep

    bubba-ho-tep Forum Resident

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    And the Healing Has Begun
     
  16. Etienne Hanratty

    Etienne Hanratty Forum Resident

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    Given his immense back catalogue, this should be a toughie but the second I started to think about it, that ‘Down the Cyprus Avenue...’ lyric had lodged itself in my mind as an earworm. Madam George: not only Van’s best song, but one of three or four of the greatest songs ever.
     
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  17. lightbulb

    lightbulb Not the Brightest of the Bunch

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  18. JozefK

    JozefK Forum Resident

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    What is Shakespeare's greatest play?
     
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  19. Parachute Woman

    Parachute Woman Watcher of the Skies

    Caravan. Especially this one:

     
  20. Arnold Grove

    Arnold Grove Senior Member

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    Romeo and the Brown-Eyed Girl ... ;)
     
  21. Almost Simon

    Almost Simon Forum Resident

    Yes, those 2 for me. Tupelo would probably just take the vote for me. Love that song, but Mystic very close behind.
     
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  22. snepts

    snepts Forum Resident

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    I'll need time to think about this, but I just heard Wavelength on the radio not long ago.
    Not the best, it's got some dated instrumentation, but not too badly over done, and it was great to hear.
    And since someone mentioned Domino, I think Jackie Wilson Said is similar and equally good.
     
  23. vinylontubes

    vinylontubes Forum Resident

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    Brown Eyed Girl, of course.
     
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  24. Hey Vinyl Man

    Hey Vinyl Man Forum Resident

    I think "Into the Mystic" is the only one that has remained in my top five favorites of his from the first time I heard it. Not necessarily my favorite at any given time, but my most enduring favorite.
     
  25. Artery1

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    Linden Arden Stole The Highlights

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    Who Was That Masked Man?
     

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